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STEVE CARL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Burkman Suggests He Threw Fight to Steve Carl to Get Out of WSOF Contract

Josh Burkman (pictured) has just committed the ultimate no-no. Not only did the veteran throw a fight, but he’s now admitting to the MMA world that he did so. That, or Ben Askren really got under Burkman’s skin and he panicked and thumbed out the first thing that came to his mind on Twitter. Askren, who was denied entry into the UFC after getting released by Bellator MMA last...
Via 5thRound.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares’ Legacy Tarnished Despite Winning WSOF Title

Rousimar Palhares moments after submitting Steve Carl for the WSOF welterweight title. Mandatory Credit: Dave Mandel/mmafighting.com Rousimar Palhares finally captured an MMA title this past Saturday as he beat Steve Carl in the first round at WSOF 9, winning the WSOF welterweight title. Palhares won the fight the way he always wins, with the heel hook. Some say Palhares held the...
Via The Sports Journal
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

‘World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares’ Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares” event. Rousimar Palhares (pictured) and Marlon Moraes were the night’s highest earners, with each walking away with a total disclosed payday of $50,000. Palhares captured the WSOF welterweight title by...
Via 5thRound.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9 results: Palhares def Carl to win Title

  Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Welterweight Rousimar Palhares def. Steve Carl (c) Submission (inverted heel hook) 1 1:09 [a] Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Josh Rettinghouse Decision (unanimous) (50-44, 50-44, 50-44) 5 5:00 [b] Middleweight Yushin Okami def. Svetlozar Savov Submission (arm triangle choke) 2 4:46 Welterweight Josh Burkman def. Tyler Stinson KO […]
Via MMA PRIME
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

‘World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares’ Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares” took place Friday inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. A pair of championship affairs will headline tomorrow’s show. Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse battle for the inaugural WSOF featherweight title in the card’s co-main event, while welterweight champ Steve Carl (pictured) puts his...
Via 5thRound.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares final press conference and face off video

If your are needing a MMA fix this weekend after Bellator 114 today, World Series of Fighting is putting on a pretty solid card on Saturday March 29th on NBC Sports Network. The main and co-main feature two UFC stand outs in some interesting match ups. Yushin Okami makes his return since his cut from the UFC as he takes on Svetlozar Savov and in the main event Steve Carl will defend...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9: Carl vs. Palhares

World Series of Fighting 9 When: March 29th, 2014 Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada How: NBC Sports Network (9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT) Who: Main Card: (NBC Sports Network 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT) Mike Corey vs. Shane Kruchten Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Johnny Nunez Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Rettinghouse (for inaugural WSOF featherweight title) Rousimar...
Via 5thRound.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares WSOF Debut Comes In Title Fight With Steve Carl

Controversial former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares will make his World Series Of Fighting debut in the main event of WSOF 9 on March 29th. The Brazilian fighter finds himself being launched into an immediate title shot against current WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl . Carl won the title back in October of last year after defeating another former UFC fighter Josh Burkman by...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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